Count this as one of the more absurd and arbitrary things to go down in New Orleans over Mardi Gras week. Police shut down the NOLA Art House, a housing and art co-op located in the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, for supposed fire code violations. In a run up to Mardi Gras, the forced shut down came just hours before residents of the house were scheduled to host a mini-local music festival.

You can read more about it here at The Gambit. 

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